‘What a disgrace’, ‘Gutted’ – These Sunderland fans react to latest club announcement

Sunderland’s encounter with Burton Albion on Saturday, September 7th has been postponed, as revealed by their official club website.

The match was due to be played during the international period and the Black Cats Sunderland have received three international call-ups, resulting in the fixture has been postponed.

Conor McLaughlin, Jon McLaughlin and Tom Flanagan have been called up to their international squads, with the Brewers also having two players missing. Nathan Broadhead selected for Wales U21s and Liam Boyce on international duty with Northern Ireland.

Burton could also lose on-loan Manchester United stopper Kieran O’Hara, who has been selected in the provisional Republic of Ireland squad.

Sunderland fans have been reacting on Twitter, convinced that last year’s problems were caused by a fixture pile-up. They had matches postponed over the international breaks last time out, as well as EFL trophy commitments leading to a huge backlog.

Not only that, but fans are seemingly fed up with the frustration of rearranging games at short notice, as you’ll see from their responses below.


  1. Great, will save us travelling lot a fortune as hotels etc., for GNR weekend extortionate, still have my season ticket even though live 200+ miles away. GNR always causes havoc for those fans travelling South locally as well. Play with your full squad.

  2. Coming over from Holland that weekend to see the family and it finally coincides with a homr game. Can now try to cancel the ticket that I ordered!! KLOTEN !! (dutch)

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